Canada Research Chair in Social Justice, Director of the Masters Program in Social and Political Thought and Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Philosophy.

BA Hons., MA, PhD (York Canada)

Mailing Address:
Department of Philosophy and Classics
University of Regina
Regina, Sk. S4S 0A2

Phone: (306) 585-4073
Fax: (306) 337-2524

Areas of Scholarly Interest
History of political thought.
Contemporary political philosophy.
Political ideologies: liberalism, conservatism, feminism,
neo-conservatism, socialism, and fascism.
Social Justice, Ethics, Meta-ethics, Canadian Politics,
History, Religion, Anthropology, and Literature.

Work In Progress
Book entitled AQUINAS AND MODERNITY, to be published by
Rowman & Littlefield as part of a series on Modernity and
Political Theory, edited by Professor Morton Schoolman
(State University of New York).


Terror and Civilization book release
Leo Strauss and the American Right
Alexandre Kojève: The Roots of Postmodern
The Political Ideas of Leo Strauss

Interviews (mp3 format only)
Download QuickTime Player 7 here

Interview with Matthew Rothschild of the Progressive on Radical Radio, 2005
Interview with Michael Enright - C.B.C., 2005

Recent Essays on Leo Strauss and the Neoconservatives
Which Fukuyama?
"The making of a Straussian"
"Noble Lies and Perpetual War"
"Saving America"
"Film: "Hijacking Catastrophe"

Selected Articles
Gurus of the Right
Shadia Drury examines Saul Bellow's Ravelstein from the Literary Review of Canada
"Leo Strauss"
From Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy
"Alexandre Kojève"
From A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory
Reply to my Critics
From The Vital Nexus
Selections from the Calgary Herald
"The Scourge of Populism"
"Demise of Tory Tradition"
"Social Capital Overrated as basis of healthy
"There can be life beyond econnomics and
politics" OR "A short history of civil society"
"Creative Lying in politics eats away at
Selected Reviews 
The Rebirth of Classical Political Rationalism
The Spirit of Modern Republicanism
The Crisis of Liberal Democracy
Locke's Education for Liberty
Jew and Philosopher: The Return to
Maimonides in the Jewish Thought of
Leo Strauss

What Sort of People Should There Be?
Between Philosophy and Politics
Against Liberalism
Character, Virtue Theories, and the Vices